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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

Patenting In U.S. Metropolitan and Micropolitan Areas
Breakout By Technology Class

Count of 2000 - 2011 Utility Patent Grants
As Distributed By Calendar Year of Grant

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of Technology Classes Receiving 1 or More Utility Patents During the Period
Originating From

Granbury, TX

( Micropolitan Statistical Area )

( patent origin is determined by the residence of the first-named inventor )
( technology class is determined by the primary classification assigned to a patent- see 'Explanation of Data' )
( some classes have been combined together under a single class identifier )
( patent counts may not sum exactly due to rounding - see the Explanation of Data )
( regional areas are based on U.S. Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA) )

The following table displays technology classes and counts of utility patents classified in them; patents are distributed by year of patent grant.
Class Class Title 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Total
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 7
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 1 6
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 4
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
119 Animal Husbandry 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
211 Supports: Racks 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
379 Telephonic Communications 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
455 Telecommunications 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
089 Ordnance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
114 Ships 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
132 Toilet 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
144 Woodworking 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
172 Earth Working 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
305 Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 7 6 7 9 7 4 7 7 6 5 4 16 85


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